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About Dr. Torrey Gorla

  • Uses unique East-West approach to Healthcare
  • Understands frustration with treating symptoms vs causes
  • Patient-Centered care
  • Specialist with over 20 years experience
  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine
  • Has taught Masters and Doctoral level students at leading Acupuncture Colleges

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As the only Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in the High Country, Dr. Torrey Gorla strives to help people understand the best doctor is their own body. When given the proper support, our bodies can often return to healthy function at most any age. His passion is to help people achieve and maintain their healthcare goals.

Dr. Gorla is specialist with over 18 years experience and understands the frustration of people who are trying to achieve wellness in a healthcare system that focuses on symptom management rather than identifying and addressing the root cause of the problem. He has incorporated consults with people all over the country to help them regain their health.


DAOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine,  Santa Monica, CA

Concentrations in immunology, endocrinology, and cardiology.
Capstone Research & Literature Review Topic: Chinese Herbal medicine efficacy in the treatment of asthma.

Dr. Gorla is only one of a handful of clinicians in NC who has their Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and also has the distinction of also being a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, and specializes in functional medicine.

MS, Oriental Medicine
Southwest Acupuncture College, 2001
Advanced Clinical Training In: Women’s Health, Anxiety and Depression
Integrated Oncology, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Santa Fe, NM

NMD, American Naturopathic Medical Institute
Post-Graduate Degree Completed in 2013


Dr. Gorla was recently asked to speak in San Diego as a nationally recognized wellness expert. For videos, click here.